|Why We Fight: The Battle of Russia - Part 1|
Produced by the U.S. Army Special Service Division, and directed by Frank Capra "Why We Fight" is a seven part propaganda/documentary series that traces the earliest beginnings of the second world war starting with Japan's invasion of China in 1931, to the Nazi's march across europe. This is a remasterd version encoded for Apple TV.
Keywords: WWII; Documentary; Propoganda
Average rating: (1 review)
|On the road: The Jack Kerouac conference, Ann Charters workshop, July, 1982. - Charters, Ann|
First workshop of the Jack Kerouac conference, sponsored by the Naropa Institute in Boulder, Colorado. Anne Charters (biographer and Kerouac Scholar) tells how Kerouac's books have influenced her and a generation. She goes into detail about his style and the influence he had on her as well as her works. Her main focus is on Kerouac's book On The Road and how the book should be seen as one of the most important American novels.
Average rating: (3 reviews)
|San Francisco (1955 Cinemascope film) - Tullio Pellegrini|
Cinemascope homage to the city of San Francisco made by amateur filmmaker and inventor Tullio Pellegrini.
Keywords: san francisco; amateur film; widescreen; Cinemascope, pasta1
Average rating: (8 reviews)
|We Work Again|
How the New Deal benefits African Americans. This version is prepared from the holdings of the National Archives. It is higher quality than the version in the Prelinger Collection as the source was 35mm with substantially less scratches and dirt. It does appear to be a bit dark, and perhaps loses some detail as a result. NAIL: 69.6 ARC: 12322
Keywords: African Americans; Great Depression
Average rating: (4 reviews)
|"Mama" - Mama's Nursery School (50's TV Show)|
1955 Episode of the 50's Sitcom/Drama "Mama" (Also known as "I Remember Mama"). This popular show was about a Norway family who moved to America back in the early 20th Century. This episode is titled "Mama's Nursery School". ****************************** Info from Wikipedia: Mama was a weekly Maxwell House-sponsored CBS television comedy-drama series which ran from July 1, 1949 until March 17, 1957...
Keywords: 50's TV; 1950's Television; American History; I Remember Mama
Average rating: (7 reviews)
|Fire Over England - Erich Pommer, Alexander Korda|
16th century adventurer Michael Ingleby (Laurence Olivier)goes undercover as a dead traitor to foil a plot to assassinate Queen Elizabeth (Flora Robson). Vivien Leigh plays Cynthia, an absent-minded lady-in-waiting who makes the aging monarch jealous when she falls for the young Ingleby. Flora Robson .... Queen Elizabeth I of England Raymond Massey .... King Philip II of Spain Leslie Banks .... 'Robin', the Earl of Leicester Laurence Olivier ......
Keywords: Elizabeth I; Armada; 16th century England
Average rating: (9 reviews)
|The Wasp Woman - Roger Corman|
A beautiful woman by day - a lusting queen wasp by night. You can find more information regarding this film on its IMDb page.
Keywords: Horror; science-fiction
Average rating: (15 reviews)
|The Red House - Sol Lesser|
"Middle-aged farmer goes to extreme lengths to protect the dark secret associated with a deserted house on his property. Murky psychological thriller with resonant settings and an emotive Miklos Rozsa score." - noir expert Spencer Selby
Keywords: Thriller; Film-Noir; Mystery
Average rating: (23 reviews)